Quotes of rarely

  1. Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue. – Woody Allen
  2. Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  3. I rarely do masks because, if I have any extra time, I'd rather spend it with my friends than on myself. – Eva Herzigova
  4. Sequels are very rarely a good idea, and in any case, the success of the book changed my relationship with the club in some ways. – Nick Hornby
  5. A novel's whole pattern is rarely apparent at the outset of writing, or even at the end; that is when the writer finds out what a novel is about, and the job becomes one of understanding and deepening or sharpening what is already written. That is finding the theme. – Diane Johnson
  6. Polite conversation is rarely either. – Fran Lebowitz
  7. Events alone rarely provide much guide to the future. – Walter Lord
  8. Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information. – John McCarthy
  9. I rarely see one of the 'summer blockbuster' movies. I'd like to see a stronger focus on smaller, smarter movies. – Christopher Meloni
  10. The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture. – Gaylord Nelson
  11. As far as modern writing is concerned, it is rarely rewarding to translate it, although it might be easy. Translation is very much like copying paintings. – Boris Pasternak
  12. Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it. – Jean-Paul Sartre
  13. It is an endless procession of surprises. The expected rarely occurs and never in the expected manner. – Vernon A. Walters
  14. Consequently, a young business often grows by large percentages. Mature businesses rarely do. – Roy H. Williams
  15. There are numerous bugbears in the profession of a politician. First, ordinary life suffers. Second, there are many temptations to ruin you and those around you. And I suppose third, and this is rarely discussed, people at the top generally have no friends. – Boris Yeltsin

Usage examples for rarely

  1. As a matter of fact, this rarely happens. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  2. I had little use for money, and rarely carried any. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  3. Oh yes, but I see you so rarely – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  4. And I tell you our hearts were gigotting rarely – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  5. The very best society was often to be seen on Boulevard Coblentz, and later on Boulevard de Gand; and may be seen sometimes, but more rarely on Boulevard des Italiens. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  6. It was rarely the case that he spoke to any one in the club. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. Yes, yes It is not what I wish- but my father rarely changes his mind. – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  8. It's very rarely made any easier for him. – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  9. In those cases, however, it rarely ends happily. – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  10. " Cecil is so rarely beautiful," she says, with the most perfect admiration. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  11. Mr. Killigrew had his private secretary, but this gentleman rarely saw the inside of the Killigrew home; it wasn't at all necessary that he should. – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath
  12. Since it can take at least half a pahar for a large cannon to cool, large guns are rarely fired more than once in a battle. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. Sir David one might rarely happen to see, except at a crowded party. – Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey
  14. She is rarely seen in the house at all, and neither talks to the men nor the women who enter. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  15. Except for an occasional expedition to Highfield, she rarely left home. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  16. My eyes are doing very well,- better than my fingers, in fact,- and, as I rarely play by note after I once learn a piece, the eyes make no difference. – The Deserter by Charles King
  17. Women rarely love a man who is bitter against any one but himself. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  18. In any case, rarely today does an author need to use all or many of these stage divisions of an older day. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  19. Hal and his wife came but rarely to Castlewood and Richmond when the chaplain and his lady were with us. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. I was vexed as I have rarely been. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell

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